How Strong is Toughened Glass?

John Hesford Uncategorized

There has been much serious striking of glass and clanging of metal trolleys around Labman’s factory over the past few weeks; the reason: strenuous testing of toughened glass panels to replace perspex panels in all future Labman systems. Cleaner, longer lasting and significantly cheaper; these were just some of the arguments put forward for the switch to glass. But with …

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Labman Celebrates – LABFIESTA 2017

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It was all tacos and sombreros at this year’s incredible Labman summer party – Labfiesta. With a veritable wealth of moustaches and the first taste of our very own Labman beer, AiPA, there was no question that the celebration would be memorable. Labman now numbers almost 100 staff, many of whom brought their families and friends along to experience this …

European Coatings Show

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This week sees Labman exhibiting at the ever-popular European Coatings Show in Nuremberg, Germany. This year more than 1,100 exhibitors, the most ever at the show, will be showcasing the very latest in coating technologies. Beginning tomorrow, April 4th until Thursday April 6th, the show is a major event in the industry’s calendar, and our team have been hard at work …

Songdo Coating Korea 2017

TIDAS at Coating Korea 2017

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We’re excited to announce that Labman’s distribution partner in South Korea, BLTec, are exhibiting TIDAS, our automated fineness of grind system, at Coatings Korea this week. The show, which runs for three days from the 29th to the 31st March, attracts exhibitors and visitors from across the world and runs in the amazing Songdo Convensia in Incheon, North East Korea. …

Labman Embedded Laser Show

Labman Embedded Laser Projector

John Hesford Uncategorized

At Labman, we also spend time developing personal projects with the company’s support. One such project is a full RGB (Red-Green-Blue) laser show, capable of displaying vector-based text, static images, and ‘vector-frames’ animated displays, for example an analogue clock, a bird with flapping wings, or a rotating LABMAN logo. The laser show made its public appearance at our annual company …

Labman at European Coatings Show 2017

We’re Exhibiting at European Coatings Show 2017!

John Hesford Exhibitions, Labman News

Following the extremely successful American Coatings Show in March 2016, we’re excited to be attending the European Coatings Show on the 4th-6th April this year. Located in the historic city of Nuremberg, which, according to Trip Advisor, ‘Hansel and Gretel would have loved’, this will be Labman’s third time attending the show. The show highlights the very best in paints, varnishes, …

Durham University Solar Car Team Visit Labman Automation

Durham University Solar Car Team Visit Labman

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Labman is very proud to be continuing our sponsorship of the Durham University Electric Motorsport’s (DUEM) Solar Car project into 2017. This week we had a large number of the team, comprised of students from across the university’s engineering and science department, visiting Labman HQ to get a flavour of what we do. Here’s DUEM team leader, Toby, giving us …

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Materials Innovation Factory Team Visit Labman

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This week, Labman was delighted to play host to a team from the Materials Innovation Factory, comprised of members from the University of Liverpool and Unilever. Reviewing the progress of the £2.5M Formulation Engine, which will sit at the heart of the brand new facility, the joint team was able to take advantage of Labman’s diverse technology to view the development of …

Engineering Careers with Labman Automation

Work With Labman

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Want to invent and build new robotic systems for some of the world’s largest companies? We’re hiring. Who are Labman? We design, create and rethink automation for a huge variety of clients across the world. The last year has seen Labman grow rapidly to become one of the most exciting and innovative advanced engineering firms in the UK. Our team …